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  On episode 11 we did things a little differently.  The whole episode is about the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre.  Nina covers Al Capone, Mike Covered the North Side Gang and Beck covers the Massacre.  Let us know what you think of this episode layout. Al Capone One side of the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre was … Continue reading Episode 11 – Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre

Publish Date: 2/12/2019

On episode 11 we did things a little differently. The whole episode is about the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre. Nina covers Al Capone, Mike Covered the North Side Gang and Beck covers the Massacre. Let us know what you think of this episode layout. Al Capone One side of the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre was Al Capone’s gang. Here Nina gets into the history of Al Capone. This story was paired with Stone Brewing’s Arrogant Bastard Ale. Sources North Side Gang This part of the episode covers the North Side Gang the main adversary to Al Capone. This story was paired with Boombox Brewing Midnight Train Milk Chocolate Stout. Sources Wikipedia wikipedia wikipedia wikipedia wikipedia wikipedia wikipedia wikipedia Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre It’s February 14th 1929. People are buying last minute gifts for their significant others, maybe receiving flowers from secret admirers, or maybe… just maybe… dying in a hail of gunfire. This episode is called The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre: well at least now I don’t have to buy a gift. This story pairs with Bridge Brewing Company Turf War Modern IPA. Sources Wikipedia Prarieghosts Hopped Up Network Promo – Drunken Lullabies Podcast True Crime Promo – Obscura Podcast

Publish Date: 2/12/2019

On Episode 10 we welcome our new full time host Nina into the mix. We also delve deep into conspiracy theories. From the far fetched to the ones you would wish were far fetched. True East When his parents are murdered this former Vancouver resident now living in Washington States life changes forever. This story was paired with What the Huck a Huckleberry Wheat Ale from Fernie Brewing. Sources Is it cold in here or is that just your blood?: The Icebox Murders Could a son’s disappearance and 2 gruesome murders be connected to an infamous assassination that occurred years earlier? This story was paired with Single Barrel Death Blow Barley Wine from Twin Sails Brewing. Sources Wikipedia Body Snatching, radioactive testing and Project Sunshine Sometimes things sound to crazy to be true. Some times those things turn out to be true! Governments would never hid things from their citizens would they? This story was paired with Situational Ethics Chocolate Coffee Imperial Stout aged on Port Barrels from Monday Night Garage out of Atlanta Georgia. Sources wikipedia abc news washington post the globe and mail mysterious universe readersdigest wikipedia Wikipedia wikipedia the guardian

Publish Date: 1/29/2019

We started Brew Crime off in 2018 and have had many bloopers alone the way.  We thought we would start out 2019 with just a silly episode to see what it is like behind the scenes while recording.  We hope you enjoy this one. This epiosde was paired with The Nucking Futs  a Hazelnut Milk Stout from Bridge Brewing out of North Vancouver Hopped Up Network Promo – Bitch Beer Podcast True Crime Promo – I Siaid God Damn

Publish Date: 1/14/2019

Some times the criminals are just not as smart as others. This episode we dwell on just this kind of criminal. Martyr or Murderer? Time Will Tell . The Story of John Allen Chau Young man spreading the word of God? Or moron blinded by faith risking the lives of an entire civilization? This story paired with Stupid Stout Imperial Stout 2015 Vintage from Coronado Brewing. Sources Wikipedia Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use Robbing Banks Does Not Pay Our guy Eric Rivers liked to Rob banks. Some times your crime spree should steer clear of the media. This story paired with Heist Maple Stout from Cannery Brewing out of Penticton. Sources Global News 1 Global news 2 Inside Edition Maimi Herald Sacramento Bee Lawrenceville Police Facebook Audio from CBS 46 News out of Atlanta Georgia. What the hell is this junk in my trunk?! The Toxic Tush Case She’s not a doctor but why let that stop you from performing body enhancements? Sources Huffinton Post Sun Sentinal Life and Style Washington Post Drug Smuggling Never Pays. When three people conspire to run coke across the USA Canada border noting could go wrong, could it? This story paired with The Toques of Hazzard Double White IPA from Parallel 49 Brewing out of Vancouver. Sources Vancouver Sun Huffington Post Press Reader The Link Paper Gangstersout

Publish Date: 12/24/2018

Some times Celebrities snap and sometimes they are victims. This episode we cover just that. SON OF A… Godfather. The Life of Christian Brando. The life and times of Marlon Brando’s son. Well one of them that is. This story paired with Langley BC’s Dead Frog Brewery Nutty Uncle Peanut Butter Stout. Sources Wikipedia Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use Britney Spears Womanizer (30 second clip) The Best Was Yet to Come This is the sad story of Dorothy Stratten a young women from Coquitlam British Columbia who’s rise to fame seemed to be unstoppable. Sadly it was not. This story paired with Halifax Nova Scotia’s 2 Crows Brewing Dare To Dream. Sources wikipedia More Reading Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use Hopped Up Network Promo – The Speak Podcast True Crime Promo – Murder Mile

Publish Date: 12/18/2018

We spend much of our waking hours at work as adults.  Sometimes things go very wrong.  This episode we discuss workplace crimes.  We also have our first guest on the show Nina! H2NOOOOO!  A nice Monday morning chat around the water cooler ends in death. As if Monday mornings weren't bad enough! This story paired with Uganada Sipi Coffee Brown Ale from Bridge Brewing North Vancouver BC. Sources AP News Youtube Going Postal Sometimes delivering mail can make you go Postal.  Nina shares her story about where the term came from. For Patrick Sherrill: Quick recap:  14 employees were shot and killed and six were wounded at the Edmond, Oklahoma, post office by Patrick Sherrill This story paired with Rocket Dog Dark Session IPA from Red Collar Brewing out of Kamloops BC. Patrick Sherrill Willy Pickton Comparison of Patrick to Willy. Sources NY Times Murderpedia Fox News Wikipedia ASIS Online When Beer Meets Crime When an employee of a beer distribution company is fired for stealing he reacts by going on a mass shooting spree. This story paired with Big Wave Golden Ale from Kona Brewing in Hawaii. Sources CBS News Wikipedia NBC News NBC Connecticut Revolvy ABC News Wikipedia Sandy Hook News Times Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use NBC News 911 Audio Hopped Up Network Promo – Women Drinking Beer True Crime Promo – Folklore on the Rocks

Publish Date: 11/27/2018

This episode we get down and dirty with the theme of Theme Parks and Freak Shows.  Be ready for the weird and depraved. A Selfish Shellfish: The Story of Grady Stiles Jr. Young love, family conflict, murder and not one but 2 bearded ladies. I can't make this shit up. This story paired with Funk Royal from Brasserie Dunham out of Dunham Quebec.  This beer was a  Foeder grisette saison with local Mont-Royal plums. Sources News Interactive Historic Mysteries Wikipedia Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use Rape, Murder and the Holy Land When a former religious theme park called Holy Land USA in Connecticut falls into disrepair and decay things were bound to go wrong.  Unfortunately this night spelled a tragic end to a vibrant young woman's life.  Chloe Ottman will forever be remembered as a extremely friendly person that would befriend anyone she met. This story paired with Vanishing Monk Belgian Witbier from Old Yale Brewing. Chloe Ottman Holy Land USA Francisco Cruz Sources The New Journal at Yale Messy Nessy Chic Wikipedia Courant Register Citizen NBC Connecticut NBC Connecticut CBS News Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use Hopped Up Network Promo - Drink In Geek Out True Crime Promo - Corpus Delicti

Publish Date: 11/20/2018

For Halloween we decided to do an episode on spooky crimes.  There will be something odd or unsettling in these stories. Ghost, Guilt or The Green Eyed Monster? Murder in the Red Barn It's been months since their daughter eloped and they still haven't heard from her. That is until the stepmother is haunted by a ghostly figure. This story paired with Redrum Spiced Red Ale from Dead Frog Brewery MURDERPEDIA.COM Moyse's Hall Museum  Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use Tom Waits - Murder in the Red Barn The Murder of Janet Smith Janet Smith was a Nursemaid or nanny from Scotland that ended up in Vancouver Canada in 1923.  Unfortunately she was murdered in 1924 and to this day we do not know who killed here.  Follow along with this story of murder, high society, racism, drug parties, torture and a haunting. This story paired with Lost Souls Chocolate Pumpkin Porter by Parallel 49 Brewing out of Vancouver. Janet Smith Wong Foon Sing 3851 Osler Avenue Hycroft Mansion Hycroft Mansion Glen Brae Sources Wikipedia Daily Hive Forbidden Vancouver Biographi Vancouver Is Awesome

Publish Date: 10/30/2018

Cults are just as terrifying as they are intriguing.  This episode we sit down and discuss two crazy cults. The Church of God with Signs Following There’s a Snake in my Scripture!! Maybe it's a religion, maybe it's a cult. I'm just not sssssure.   This story paired with a snake bite made with Dead Frog Brewery's Steel Toe Lager and Lonetree Dry Cider both from Metro Vancouver. Sources Wikipedia- Snake Handlers Wikipedia – George Went Hensley Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use Ant Hill Kids Ant Hill Kids is a terrifying story of a cult out of first Quebec and then Ontario Canada.  Running from 1977 to 1989 the cult was full of torture and fear.  Hard to believe it grew out of a Charismatic member of the Mormon Church.  This story is triggering and horrible take that as a warning. This story paired with a snake bite made with Parallel 49 Brewing's Hive Mind Braggot. Utah Polygamist Alex Joseph in elaborate ceremony which rock married four women, two of them dead lft. to rgt. Gisele, rock, alex Sources Gizmodo Wikiepdia CVLT Nation Crime Feed Real Like Is Horror Ranker Mental Floss Murderpedia Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use Friend of the show Promo - Our True Crime Podcast 

Publish Date: 10/16/2018

With school on the horizon we thought it made sense to hit up the topic of Back to School. This will not be back to school shopping though. One rotten apple spoils the whole bunch.  Or in this case one rotten teacher spoils it for everyone. Joanne Chambers was an elementary school teacher with Pocono Mountain School District in Monroe, Pennsylvania. It was a job that she enjoyed. She was popular with her students and got along with her co-workers. Or so she thought. This story paired with Trinity Brew's Menacing Apple Harvest Apple Saison a Brewery in Colorado Springs Colorado. Sources US Courts Reddit The Morning Call Forensic Files The Case of the Gainesville Ripper 1990 was a bad time for Gainesville Florida. In a matter of a few days 5 Students were dead and a town was in panic. This is that story. This story paired with the collaboration between Twin Sails Brewing and Coalesce Brewing called This Could Have Been US an American Wild Ale.  Twin Sails Brewing is located in Port Moody. Sources Murderpedia Wikipedia NY Times Did You Know Facts Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use Mystery Rider performed by Sam Warden used with permission

Publish Date: 8/18/2018

Episode one of Brew Crime takes on the theme of murder on the road. Here are two stories of terror that took place on the highways and roads of North America. Here is Bob Seger Turn the Page. Blondes have more fun. And by fun I mean blood on their hands - The Jodi Arias story. 29 stabs, 1 slashed throat, 1 gun shot to the head. Self defense? This story paired with East India Porter from Iron Road Brewing of Kamloops. Jodi Arias     Pride Flag in front of Mormon Temple Sources Wikipedia   Killing of Tim McLean - Tim McLean was heading home from Edmonton to Winnipeg on Greyhound in Central Canada when he was brutally murdered, decapitated and cannibalized. Follow along with us and learn the story of Vince Li now known as Will Baker the Greyhound Killer. This story paired with Trans Canada Brewing's Arrow IPA a brewery in Winnipeg Manitoba. Tim McLean Vince Li (Will Baker) Click on photo for photo credit Sources Wikipedia Global News Audio Clip used under Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use The Canadian Press Jodi Arias 911 Phone Call Jodi Arias Interview

Publish Date: 7/28/2018

Welcome to the first Episode of Brew Crime our Craft Beer and True Crime podcast. This episode deals with two very different stories with an accidental tie in. Gilles de Rais - In 15th century France he was a nobleman, war hero, comrade in arms to Joan of Arc! Disillusioned by the King that did not protect his comrade he became a serial killer. Guilty of slaughtering over 100 innocent children. Or was he?... This story paired with 3 Monts from Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre of France. Photo from Sources Headstuff Encyclopedia Britannica The murder of Dimebag Darrell - Former Pantera guitarist and then current Damageplan guitarist was performing on December 8, 2004 in Columbus Ohio when a gunman opened fire. This is the story. A portion of Pantera 5 Minutes Alone was used under the Canadian Copyright Law for Fair Use. This story paired with R&B Brewing Ursos Arctos Russian Imperial Stout of Vancouver.

Publish Date: 6/25/2018